We are open!

Great news! Following the Government Guidelines, we are reopening for ALL guests from July 4th 2020. Please read our Covid 19 Guidelines in the menu above as we have made every effort to ensure that our guests are as safe as possible.
The garden is looking beautiful at the moment and it is just the place to sit with a book and a glass of wine and forget all the stresses of the past 3 months.
We look forward to welcoming you at our lovely, stylish, comfortable, luxury Bed and Breakfast very soon!!

A warm welcome...

awaits you at The Old Post Office; luxurious rooms, comfort and delicious food in a charming characterful bed and breakfast. Situated in rural County Durham, Lanchester is a picturesque working village with many local amenities and restaurants.

Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Lanchester, County Durham

The Old Post Office is a Grade 2 listed building, constructed in 1788 for Mary and Sarah Brown and is located in the centre of the village.

Half-Term and Halloween!!

Well, it's not only half-term but Halloween is a almost upon us!! At The Old Post Office we have a beautiful, spacious FAMILY ROOM with a king size bed and two full-size single beds, en-suite shower room and all the luxurious extras in which we specialise. Restaurants in the village are open and bookable and the village Greengrocer has plenty of pumpkins! If you would like to try your hand at carving a pumpkin, we will be happy to provide the tools and a bin for the bits and a space on the big dining table!

We have the highest rating Bed & Breakfast in the area!

We are very pleased and proud that we have retained our impressive guest rating of 9.8 with Booking.com for 2016! TripAdviser reviews also continue to rate us at the same level; we love the fact that our guests have such a good time when they stay with us. The excellent restaurants and bars and the range of shops in our beautiful village also contributes to a wonderful guest experience. And with Durham City, Beamish, Newcastle, Durham Dales, Northumberland and more on our doorstep, what's not to love about a relaxing break here?

Award winning bed and breakfast goes international

AN award winning luxury bed and breakfast which was opened by the man behind the Phileas Fogg snack company is going European.

In its first year, The Old Post Office has already attracted guests from countries including Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, China and Argentina.

And now, after welcoming its 500th guest just weeks before it celebrates its first birthday, the Lanchester-based bed and breakfast has secured a presence on an international website which will open doors to markets across Europe.